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Five Challenges for Campinos

António Campinos takes over the presidency of OHIM at a time of great change in the development of trade marks in Europe. Here are five key challenges he faces. 1. Sort out the money. OHIM has a surplus of some €400 million – and it’s getting bigger. Outgoing president Wubbo de Boer said the money […]


Two From Manatt Phelps Head to K&L Gates

Susan Hollander and Britt Anderson have joined K&L Gates as partners in the IP litigation practice in Palo Alto. Both previously worked at Manatt Phelps & Phillips, where Hollander served as co-chair of the firm’s IP department. Hollander and Anderson bring combined litigation experience in trade mark and copyright infringement, trade dress, false advertising, unfair […]


IP TSAR Targets Fake Drugs

Increased efforts to curb online distribution of counterfeit drugs led to the seizure of 2.3 million counterfeit pills last year, according to a report from the so-called US IP tsar. The report, released earlier this month by US Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC) Victoria Espinel, said that coordinated enforcement with foreign governments led to more […]


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